The Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC), has launched 16th edition of the Ghana Club 100 Awards with the main aim of strengthening Small and Medium Enterprises and Industries (SMEIs) with the needed tools to remain relevant on the world market.
The Ghana Standards Authority and Invest in Africa have signed a joint Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that is aimed at making Ghanaian businesses, especially SMEs, become more competitive globally through improved quality and access to financial and technical support.
As part of the long term measures to increase investment potentials in the country, Chief Executive of the GIPC, Yofi Grant has hinted plans to transform the Centre into an Economic Development Board.
China is Africa’s largest economic partner. Yet it has been a challenge to understand the full extent of the partnership due to a dearth of data. A new report by McKinsey Africa finds that its involvement is bigger and more multifaceted than previous studies suggest.
Minister of Railway Development, Joe Ghartey has hinted government is likely to choose a local contractor for the construction of the Kumasi-Paga railway line.
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has sought the African Development Bank’s (AfDB’s) financial support to implement the Northern Rural Growth Programme (NRGP) in Ghana at a total cost of US$ 92.79 million.
Vice-President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has outlined infrastructural projects government intends to use $15billion cash expected from China.
Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta says government is strongly considering issuing diaspora bonds to raise cheaper funds in a bid to tap into the wealth of Ghanaian emigrants.
The Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC) has, in the first quarter (Q1) of this year alone, registered more than US$3billion worth of projects.
Investments in Infrastructure, a growing housing deficit and rapid urban growth is setting a tone for a burgeoning construction industry in Ghana.
The Ghana Investment Promotion Center, GIPC, has indicated plans to set up agencies across the various regions.
The Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Industry has welcomed government’s plans to disburse 50 million dollar stimulus package for selected distressed companies this month.
Invest in Africa is set to partner with the Ministry of Business Development on developing mutually beneficial SME growth programmes.
The “One District One Factory” programme will be launched In June this year with the start of work on 10 new factories.
President Nana Akufo-Addo will on Wednesday launch his government’s agricultural flagship programme, Planting for Food and Jobs in Goaso, in the Brong Ahafo Region.
A fully owned Ghanaian investment Banking Firm, Dusk Capital, has signed a partnership agreement with an International Investment Management Group (IIMG Africa Ltd) that will give the company access to over 300 international mutual funds across the world.
President Akufo-Addo and the United Kingdom foreign minister Boris Johnson have committed to deepening trade and improve the living conditions of its people.
The primary objective of microfinance is to create financial inclusiveness and provide an avenue for the delivery of essential financial services to sections of the society who would otherwise be largely uninvolved or unable to fully access them.
Consumer Price Inflation dropped marginally by 30 Basis Point to 15.5 per cent in November due to lower charges for utility and services, Nordea Capital stock market analysis.
Today’s front pages: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
The President of Groupe Ideal, Dr. Nii Kotei Dzani, has said the Ghana Bar Association and the legal fraternity have a key role to play in attaining excellence in the 2016 polls.
Ghana today received support from the World Bank to strengthen its institutional capacity in domestic revenue mobilization, public investment management, debt management, and governance of State-owned Enterprises (SOEs).
President John Mahama is making a strong case for trade and investments from the country's development partners rather than just aid.
British High Commissioner to Ghana, Jon Benjamin, says it is important for Ghana to strive harder to tackle macroeconomic challenges stipulated in the three-year programme with the IMF.
Rendeavour, Africa’s largest urban developer has broken ground on its 70-acre site dedicated to industrial purposes within the Appolonia City.
Ghana’s energy situation will soon receive a major boost as the sector is currently witnessing a substantial increase in the deployment of renewable energy.
The Ghana Mine Workers Union, GMWU has revealed there has been a 75 percent drop in the year-to-date rate of layoffs in the mining sector.
The Micro Finance and Small Loans Scheme (MASLOC) says it no longer gives loans to foot-soldiers of political parties.
Commercial production of crude from the Tweneaboa Enyenra Ntomme (TEN) will start with an initial production of about 23000 barrels a day.
The recent challenges with crude production at the Jubilee fields and declining oil prices has affected the half year financial results of Tullow.
This week Ghana decided to sign and ratify the Stepping Stone Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union.
State-owned electricity distributor, ECG and Karpower Ghana Limited have reached advanced stages of negotiations to increase Karpower’s generation capacity to 675 MW before the end of this year as part of steps to resolve the power crisis permanently.
Ghana and Italy have agreed to promote and create fishery clusters in the country.
The country's second biggest oil field, Tweneboa, Enyenra and Ntomme TEN project could start producing crude in commercial quantities possibly from the end of July, 2016.
EDC Investments Limited (EIL), the Ghana asset management subsidiary of the Ecobank Group has launched an Initial Public Offering (IPO) for its third collective investment scheme – the EDC Money Market Fund (MMF).
FirstBanC MD, Mr. Samuel Annie Asiedu has expressed concern over the low patronage by the informal sector in personal pension contributions as provided for by law.
The Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) has been given the approval by the Finance Ministry to set up banks in the three regions of the north.
Energy Access Ventures (EAV), the Paris-based, impact-focused, venture firm which backs entrepreneurial companies that increase access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa, has announced a $2 million investment in PEG, the leading off-grid solar pay-as-you-go (PAYG) company operating in Ghana.
PHD, part of Omnicom Media Group, (OMG) has been appointed to the Volkswagen Group’s consolidated media planning and buying business.
The Enterprise Development Center has observed local businesses are not winning service contracts from International oil companies due to inadequate and inappropriate environmental health and safety measures. The development comes in the wake of implementation of local content law which compels multi-national oil companies to reserve some service areas for indigenous businesses. Project Coordinator, Gamely Kumasi, says little progress has been made because most businesses are unwilling to cooperate.
Private sector investments are shifting to address the challenges posed by climate change.
With an abundant sunlight, sourcing practical solar solutions for a green Ghana is pushed as ideal to feed an economy that has over the years gone hungry of reliable energy sources.
The Ghana international is interested in joining the German giants
Golden Star has secured a 150 Million-dollar facility to ensure the speedy development of two underground mines at Wassa and Prestea, both in the Western Region.
Government is putting in place plans to build a bullet train that will reduce transportation from Accra to Kumasi to 1.4 hours from station to station.
A top athlete from Sierra Leone who came to the UK for the Commonwealth Games last summer and ended up staying on after his family died from Ebola is facing deportation, but the Internet is rushing to his help.
The Coca-Cola Company has selected Ghana as one of its beneficiary countries in the Company's ten-year expansion program for Africa.
Details in a global leaked report has uncovered a total of $89 million of taxable money illegally stashed away in several HSBC private bank accounts in Switzerland by a number of wealthy Ghanaians between 1988 and 2006.
The European Union’s African Chamber of Commerce recently adjudged Newmont Ghana’s Newmont Ahafo Development Foundation (NADeF) the best social impact investment vehicle in Africa.
Government has approved the takeover of the Ghana National Gas Company by the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC).
President John Dramani Mahama on Thursday urged the international investor community to partner the government to accelerate Ghana's infrastructural development.